The Department of Journalism and Media Studies announces a vacancy for the Head of Department. The position is a fixed-term position for the period 01.01.2022 - 31.12.2026, with the opportunity to apply for the same position twice more for fixed terms of four years.
The Department offers Bachelor's studies in Photojournalism, Journalism as well as Media and Communication. These are in addition to a Master's program in Media Development (with fields of study in Journalism, Media and Communication, and Non-fiction). The Department is located in Oslo, with 34 employees and approximately 435 students. The Department has an active research environment with five research groups.
Area of responsibility
The Head of Department is the principle academic and administrative head of the department. This entails responsibility for results for education, research, development work, continuing and further education, and dissemination. The Head of Department has personnel responsibility for the Department's employees, and budget and profit responsibility for the Department's finances. The Head of Department is a member of the faculty's management group and reports to the Dean. The Head of Department is required to attend regular meetings with faculty, staff and students. The faculty administration, which is headed by the Faculty Director, supports the Head of Department in administrative work.
The education sector is changing significantly, and the position requires that you have the ability to carry out professional renewal, strategic planning and development based on society's needs. As part of the Dean's management team, you will contribute to the development of a faculty with great ambitions. We want you who want to be a professional driving force at our university.
Qualifications and conditions
You must have
Formal competence is required for appointment to a scientific position (preferably a doctorate or equivalent) at the university, and first-hand experience with teaching, research and development work.
Furthermore, it is required to have:
It’s an advantage if you have
We offer you
You must upload all of the documents certificates and diplomas. The documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be authorized. Original documents and a valid passport must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document inspections in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.
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Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
The salary for the position is in accordance with the pay scale for Norwegian state employees, job title Head of Department (instituttleder) and position code 1475. Salary NOK 768 500 – 910 000 annually, state wage scale 78 – 84. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well qualified applicants. Law deducts 2% of the salary to the State Pension Fund.
According to the Norwegian Freedom and Information Act (Offentleglova) your name may be published on the public applicant list even if you have requested non-disclosure. You will in this case be contacted before your name is published.
If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
|Title||Head of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies|
|Employer||OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University|
|Job location||Pilestredet 46, 0130 Oslo|
|Published||June 11, 2021|
|Application deadline||August 10, 2021|
|Job types||Other  |
|Fields||Journalism,   Human Resource Management,   Media and Communication Studies,   Management  |